nF / uF / pF Calculator

A quick and easy calculator for all your nF / uF / pF conversions uF / nF / pF Calculator Enter your uF value here Enter your nF value here Enter your pF value here Guide to cap numbers... Seen those numbers on the caps and wondered what the hell they are? me too!...

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How to socket components

Using sockets on your builds is a must and it's something we can't stress enough. We've all been there and built a board without using sockets…and either put the wrong part in or put in in backwards…or fried it with too much heat - it happens to everyone! It also...

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Cleaning your PCB after soldering

So you've finished your board, everything's working...but the back of the board looks like a flux induced crime scene. Here we'll go through the simple steps of cleaning off that excess flux to get your board looking all shiny and professional. What do you need?...

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How to BIAS a Transistor

You'll need a multimeter for this - we've been using Amazons own "Amazon Commercial 6000 Count Compact Digital Multimeter" which you can buy through the link - we can't say its better than any other but we like it and it's not let us down yet. Now you have a...

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Replacing the baffle in a Fender Blues Deluxe Reissue

I'd been thinking about getting a custom grille for my Blues Deluxe for some time and got in touch with Fender who kindly supplied the below diagram for cutting my own baffle. After weighing up the cost...and quite frankly effort of getting the board, cutting it,...

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